Skip to main content

Health Insurance Coverage in Small Towns and Rural America: The Role of Medicaid Expansion

Description
Analyzes health insurance coverage for low-income, rural adults in 46 states. Includes an examination of American Community Survey data to determine uninsured rates by age for 2008-2009 and 2015-2016. Covers effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in small towns and rural areas, including Medicaid expansion. Provides county-level data, information on health insurance coverage for children, and maps in the additional links.
Author(s)
Jack Hoadley, Joan Alker, Mark Holmes
Date
09/2018
Type
Document
Organizations
Georgetown University Health Policy Institute, North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · County-by-county data · Health insurance · Medicaid · Rural-urban differences · State-by-state data · Uninsured and underinsured · State-by-state